16 Field Ammunition Depot Recruitment 2016 – Apply for 56 Tradesman Vacancy

16 Field Ammunition Depot Recruitment 2016 – Apply for 56 Tradesman Vacancies. The Government of India has rolled out a recruitment notification to fill the vacant posts in 16 Field Ammunition Depot. The official notification reveals the need for Indian nationals, to engage in these 56 Group ‘C’ positions. This depot is under the Ministry of Defence.

Knowledge in Hindi language is mandatory for all applicants. Matriculation is the essential qualification for this recruitment (except for Material Assistant post). The appointees will be eligible for all India service liability and field service. Individuals working in any Central Government departments are also eligible to apply.

16 Field Ammunition Depot Recruitment 2016:

Merit List will be prepared by the Selection Committee (after conducting several stages of selection process). Final decision will be taken by the appointing authority in this depot. The period of probation after appointment is 2 years. The applying mode and other requirements are elaborated in the below section.

Organization 16 Field Ammunition Depot
Designation Tradesman, Material Assistant, Fireman
Post Nos 56 Last Date Within 21 days
Education  Diploma/ Graduate,  SSLC/ Matriculation


Post Wise Vacancies in 16-Field Ammunition Depot:

No Position Name Vacancies
1 Material Assistant 12
2 Tradesman Mate 37
3 Fireman 7
Total 56

Essential Qualifications for Tradesman Vacancy:

The aspirants those who wish to apply for Material Assistant vacancies in 16 Field Ammunition Depot, should be a Diploma holder/ Graduate in any discipline from any government permitted institution. Also, they should possess working knowledge in computer.

Persons applying for Tradesman and Fireman posts must have passed Matriculation from recognized board.

16 Field Ammunition Depot Age Criteria:

Age limit is computed as on the last date for application submission (within 21 days). Individuals willing to apply for 16 Field Ammunition Depot vacancies must have attained a minimum age of 18 years. The upper age limit for unreserved category is 25 years and the persons applying for Material Assistant posts under unreserved category can have a maximum age of 27 years only.

Upper age limit for Meritorious Sportspersons (MSP) is freezed as 30 years. The OBCs will get 3 years of age relaxation and SC/ ST candidates will be given 5 years relaxation, as per government rules. Ex-Servicemen will get relaxation in age, as total service rendered in Armed Forces and 3 years.

The Physically Handicapped persons will get 10 years of age relaxation. But these persons under SC/ ST category will be provided with 15 years of relaxation and OBC candidates will get 13 years of age relaxation.

16 Field Ammunition Depot Selection Process:

The selection process contains Written Test/ Physical Fitness/ Efficiency Tests only. The committee will prepare a Merit List based on candidate’s performances in selection stages and the concerned authority will select suitable aspirants for these respective posts in 16 Field Ammunition Depot.

Exam Patten for 16-Field Ammunition Depot Recruitment:

The maximum marks for written test is 150 with questions in topics from General intelligence & reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. The test duration is 2 hours.

Physical Fitness/ Efficiency for Tradesman Posts:

For Tradesman Mate, the aspirants should be physically fit as per the standards given by 16 Field Ammunition Depot in its website. Also, they should be able to run 1.5 Km in 6 minutes and must be able to carry a weight of 50 kg (upto a distance of 200 meter) within 100 sec.

Physical Fitness/ Endurance Test for Fireman Post:

The candidates applying for Fireman post must have a height of 165 cm (without shoes) and weight of 50 Kg (minimum). Also, the chest should be 81.5 cm when un-expanded and 85 cm on expanding.

For Endurance test, the individuals should be able to run 1.6 km in 6 minutes and must carry a man of 63.5 kg (to a distance of 1.83 meters within 96 seconds). Also, they should clear 2.7 meter long jump and 3 meters of climbing on vertical rope (using both hands & feet).

Pay Scale for Tradesman Vacancies:

The appointees of 16 Field Ammunition Depot Recruitment 2016 will receive monthly salary on the basis of Pay Band-1 as Rs.5200 – 20200/-. Along with this, the hired candidates will get a Grade Pay from Rs.1800 – 2800/- (based on designations).

Applying Procedure of 16-Field Ammunition Depot:

The application form for Tradesman vacancies in 16 Field Ammunition Depot should be forwarded through Ordinary/ Registered/ Speed Post only. Application form must be in prescribed format as given in official website. Fill the form and submit it with self attested photocopies of necessary certificates.

Also, enclose a self addressed envelope affixed with postal stamp of Rs.25/-. Candidates working in any other organization must submit the copies of Discharge/ No Objection Certificate with application form.

Seal and super-scribe the envelope as “Application for the Post of ____”, and post it to the address of “The Commandant, 16 Field Ammunition Depot, Pin – 909716, C/O 99 APO” without any delay.

Official Notification:

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16 Field Ammunition Depot Recruitment 2016 Final Dates:

  • Closing date for application submission: Within 21 days of advertisement
  • Last date of application submission for candidates applying from abroad: Within 28 days of advertisement.
Updated: 02-12-2016 — 3:54 pm
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